Time to Praise

From the rising of the sun to its setting, the name of the Lord is to be praised! Psalms 113:3 ESV I noticed this beautiful sunset as I was racing around just doing errands. How often do we miss God’s presence and blessings just because we are too busy to see what is right in…

Sunday Hymn – How Great Thou Art

Since it’s composition as a poem by Carl Boberg in Sweden more than a century ago this beloved hymn has passed through several renditions, translations and editors. Our most popular English version was translated and added to by Stuart Hine in 1949. This single song is likely sung by more churches around the world in…

Take My Life Hymn for Sunday

Written in 1873 by Francis Havergal this hymn is more than mere words. The message of her surrender to God’s will resonated through more than the melody. Four years after writing this hymn Francis Havergal donated all her considerable jewelry to a mission organization. Here are her own words, ¬†“The Lord has shown me another…

The Old Rugged Cross

Our hymn for Sunday morning this week is the classic, “The Old Rugged Cross” ¬†This powerful song was written by George Bennard and first performed by him with guitar accompaniment in 1913. “The Old Rugged Cross” has been a part of communion services, revivals and altar calls for over a hundred years.What a blessing to…